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What was the Dust Bowl?

"The Dust Bowl was one of the worst natural disasters in the US fueled by man's lack of ignorance on how nature works. The purpose of this book is not to display such ignorance but to make sure that the Dust Bowl does not happen again"--Amazon.

We are power

how nonviolent activism changes the world
"'We Are Power' brings to light the incredible individuals who have used nonviolent activism to change the world. The book explores questions such as what is nonviolent resistance and how does it work? In an age when armies are stronger than ever before, when guns seem to be everywhere, how can people confront their adversaries without resorting to violence themselves? Through key international movements--from the freedom of India from British rule to American labor unions and civil rights to actions taken by high school and college students around the world--this book discusses the components of nonviolent resistance. It answers the question 'Why nonviolence?' by showing how nonviolent movements have succeeded again and again in a variety of ways, in all sorts of places, and always in the face of overwhelming odds"--Provided by publisher.

Songs of America

patriotism, protest, and the music that made a nation
"A young readers adaptation explores the music of important times in our history--the stirring pro- and anti-war music of the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, World Wars I and II, and the Vietnam War; the folk songs and popular music of the Great Depression, the fight for women's rights, and the Civil Rights movement; and the music of both beloved and lesser-known poets, musicians, and songwriters from Colonial times to the twenty-first century. Author Jon Meacham and . . . artist Tim McGraw present the songs of patriotism and protest that gave voice to the politicians and activists who moved the country forward, seeking to fulfill America's destiny as the land of liberty and justice for all"--Provided by publisher.

Lifting as we climb

Black women's battle for the ballot box
"For African American women, the fight for the right to vote was only one battle. An eye-opening book that tells the important, overlooked story of Black women as a force in the suffrage movement--when fellow suffragists did not accept them as equal partners in the struggle"--Provided by publisher.

Discovering the technology of the ancient Americas

"The Maya, Aztec, and Inca peoples developed highly advanced civilizations in the ancient Americas. Readers discover some of the many technological developments made by these groups as they expand their knowledge of both social studies and STEM concepts. Farming techniques, pyramid construction, and the creation of calendars are just some of the topics highlighted in the informative main text and sidebars that break down fun facts about the science, engineering, and math behind these technological achievements. Colorful photographs and illustrations are also included to help readers visualize this part of the ancient world"--Publisher's website.

The last queen

Elizabeth II's seventy year battle to save the House of Windsor
"[Explores] how the Windsors have evolved and thrived, as the modern world has changed around them"--Jacket flap.

Escape from--the 1916 shark attacks

Stay out of the water! During the summer of 1916, the "Jersey man-eater"--a great white shark--terrorized the coast of New Jersey. Based on real events, new friends Ed and Mike have to work together to survive one of the deadliest shark attacks in history!.

Electric cars

Introduces electric cars, including a brief history, technology overview, vehicle descriptions, and more.

Ohio at Antietam

the Buckeye State's sacrifice on America's bloodiest day
"Among the thousands who fought in the pivotal Battle of Antietam were scores of Ohioans. Sending eleven regiments and two batteries to the fight, the Buckeye State lost hundreds during the Maryland Campaign's first engagement, South Mountain, and hundreds more "gave their last full measure of devotion" at the Cornfield, the Bloody Lane and Burnside's Bridge. Many of these brave men are buried at the Antietam National Cemetery. Aged veterans who survived the ferocious contest returned to Antietam in the early 1900s to fight for and preserve the memory of their sacrifices all those years earlier. Join Kevin Pawlak and Dan Welch as they explore Ohio's role during those crucial hours on September 17, 1862"--Back cover.


Eucharistic texts and prayers throughout church history
Presents a collection of writings drawn from throughout the history of the Catholic Church that provide insights into the teachings and traditions associated with the Blessed Sacrament and the Liturgy.


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